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BP told to fund disputed Gulf settlement program

A federal judge in New Orleans on Wednesday ordered BP to put up nearly $130 million for the next three months of Gulf oil spill settlements despite the oil company's complaints about excessive costs. BP has alleged the Court Supervised Settlemen

Not a toy: Shark found on New York subway car

Commuters encountered an unexpected passenger when they boarded a New York City subway train early Wednesday: a shark. A still wet 1-and-a-half foot shark carcass was discovered on the floor of a subway car at around midnight in downtown Manhattan

Man accused of trying to sell baby on Craigslist

You can find a lot of things on Craigslist, but one man is accused of posting ads to sell another woman's baby. According to reports, he felt the two-month-old got in the way of a romantic relationship with the mother.

Facebook is tweaking your News Feed

Facebook wants to make sure you don't miss the most important updates, photos, humblebrags and baby announcements from your friends.

Signs of progress in childhood obesity fight

After decades of warnings about the rapidly rising rate of childhood obesity, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has some good news.

Father of Chechen killed by FBI travels to U.S. to get 'justice'

The father of a Chechen-American shot dead by an FBI agent has traveled from the Russia to the United States, saying he wants answers to questions he has about the incident. Abdulbaki Todashev, the father of Ibragim Todashev, told CNN on Tuesday h

Father of missing children pleads for daughter's release

The father of two Southern California children who went missing after their mother was killed pleaded Tuesday for their suspected abductor to release his daughter. A massive manhunt is under way for James DiMaggio, whom law enforcement authorities

'There is hope for everyone,' ex-captive says as Castro house demolished

CLEVELAND, Ohio (CNN) -- Just before the Cleveland house where she'd been held captive for a decade was to be torn down, Michelle Knight celebrated by handing out and releasing yellow balloons. Knight was on hand Wednesday morning as workers began

GRAPHIC VIDEO: 3 boys beat 1 on school bus

A Florida school bus driver won't face any charges after a brutal attack on a student on his bus. But, the driver is still trying to explain why he didn't intervene in the fight at the time.

VIDEO: Cops shoot armed teen after he refuses to drop his weapon, fired more shots

A New York City teenager is dead after being shot by police over the weekend. Officers say the 14-year-old was chasing and shooting at another male when they shot the teen.